Synonyms and Antonyms of running off with
to carry away (as a person) forcibly or unlawfully
- Several bystanders stopped the kidnapper before he could run off with the child.
capturing, crimping, impressing, seizing, shanghaiing, waylaying
absconding (with), snatching, spiriting
hijacking (also highjacking)
catching, copping [slang], stealing, taking
to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
- The petty thief ran off with a backpack full of snacks and magazines from the convenience store.
appropriating, boosting [slang], filching, heisting, hooking, lifting, misappropriating, nicking [British slang], nipping, pilfering, pinching, pocketing, purloining, ripping off, snitching, stealing, swiping, thieving
burglarizing, knocking over, robbing
looting, pillaging, plundering, sacking
carjacking, hijacking (also highjacking)
poaching, rustling, shoplifting
collaring, grabbing, grasping, nailing, seizing, snatching, taking
abducting, kidnapping (also kidnaping), shanghaiing, spiriting